ea0056gp90 | Diabetes Epidemiology | ECE2018
, Boumpa Apostolia
, Tzallas Christos
, Themeli Eleni
, Tigas Stelios
Background: Celiac disease (CD) is an autoimmune enteropathy triggered by gluten ingestion in genetically susceptible individuals. Its prevalence is ~7 times higher in type 1 diabetes (T1D) patients compared to the general population; in addition to adherence to a gluten free (GF) diet, these patients use carbohydrate counting to estimate their pre-meal insulin dosages. We aimed to (a) compare the nutritional composition between some GF and non GF carbohydrate-rich products av...